Jordan Love Leads Porsche Enduros
Image: Sonic Motor Racing
GT3 Cup Challenge
PERTH’S JORDAN LOVE heads to Sydney Motorsport Park this weekend for round four of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia, presented by Pirelli.
the three-race Jim Richards Endurance Trophy
series following his convincing victory in the first endurance race at Winton Motor Raceway
The Sydney round
marks the start of the season’s second half, with Saturday’s 30-lap opening race
featuring as the second long distance event.
“I’m really looking forward
to Sydney Motorsport Park,” Jordan
said. “It’s the only track
on the calendar so far on which I haven’t driven a tin-top, so I’m really looking forward to learning the track in a different car.
about the second race of the Jim Richards Endurance Trophy,
which I’m focused on the this year, as well as the GT3 Cup outright
title. The longer races
throw more challenges at you, like managing tyres and learning consistency over a longer distance, so hopefully I can have another strong performance
and hold my lead in the endurance standings,” the 17-year-old Porsche Junior
stepped up this year to the big time, joining the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia
as the second recipient of the Jamey Blaikie Scholarship
for young drivers.
the 2015 Asia Cup Championship
and progressed to Formula 4
last year, grabbing third in the championship. Jordan progressed to GT3CC with Sonic Motor Racing, the defending champions of the series.
“GT3 Cup Challenge
is the perfect next step from open wheelers to sports car racing, where I’ll be able to develop the skills needed
to move to Carrera Cup in 2018
,” he said.
Jordan, Brenton Grove and John Steffensen
continue their season-long Professional Class battle
in Sydney, with 62 points separating the trio
mid-way through the year.
Weekend Race Schedule (EST)
Friday July 07, 2017
12:45pm Practice 1 (30 minutes)
3:00pm Practice 2 (30 minutes)
Saturday July 08, 2017
10:15am Qualifying (20 minutes)
1:48pm Race 1 (30 laps)
Sunday July 09, 2017
09:28am Race 2 (10 laps)
1:41pm Race 3 (10 laps)
To watch Sunday’s racing
at the Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals,
including race two and race three of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia
presented by Pirelli
, click on the Shannons Nationals
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